Demonstration Alert: U. S. Embassy Colombo, Sri Lanka

Date: April 6, 2022

Location:  Colombo, Sri Lanka

Events: There is a possible demonstration in front of the U.S. Embassy at 11 AM today. There are no additional details about the number of expected participants or the length of the demonstration. Please do not attempt to enter the Embassy compound during the demonstration as the gates will be closed if people are gathered near the entrance.

Actions to Take: 

  • Avoid the areas of rallies or demonstrations.
  • Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests.
  • Monitor local media for updates.

For Assistance: ​

U.S. Embassy – Colombo, Sri Lanka

+94 77-725-8500 Phone

+94 77-725-6307 Phone (after hours)

State Department – Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

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